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    Breedon Antiques

    Period Homes & Interiors

    chests

    Chests are an item of furniture primarily used for storage, occasionally containing a series of drawers.

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    • Vintage Carved Chest, Oriental, Camphorwood, Decorative Trunk, Art Deco, 1940

      Vintage Carved Chest, Oriental, Camphorwood, Decorative Trunk, Art Deco, 1940

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6435

      This is a vintage carved chest. An Oriental, camphorwood decorative trunk in Art Deco taste, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1940. 

      • Superb Oriental craftsmanship
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Camphorwood stocks show deep caramel hues and fine grain interest
      • Stout lid dressed with scallop clasp and decorated backing plate
      • Each panel decorated with relief carved scenes
      • Grand scene to front depicts an Emperor and his staff within a courtyard
      • Incidental carvings decorate the fascia with foliate pattern
      • Interior resplendent in natural camphor with candle tray
      • Raised upon shaped bracket feet to each corner

      This is an appealing vintage carved chest, sure to delight any collector and grace any room in the home. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 101.5cm (40'')
      Max Depth: 50.5cm (20'')
      Max Height: 59cm (23.25'')

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      Vintage Carved Chest, Oriental, Camphorwood, Decorative Trunk, Art Deco, 1940

      £675.00

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    • Vintage Travel Trunk, Oriental, Teak, Carriage Chest, Art Deco, Circa 1930

      Vintage Travel Trunk, Oriental, Teak, Carriage Chest, Art Deco, Circa 1930

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6434

      This is a vintage travel trunk. An Oriental, teak studded carriage chest in Art Deco taste, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930. 

      • Highly decorative travel chest
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Solid teak shows rich colouration and fine grain interest
      • Decorated with an array of brass studs in abstract foliate motif
      • Broad clasp with diamond fret decoration
      • Each end dressed with brass drop handles and batwing back plates
      • Lid opens on shaped brass hinges
      • Interior features a candle box with sliding cover, revealing a hidden compartment beneath

      This is a supremely eye-catching vintage trunk. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 91cm (35.75'')
      Max Depth: 39cm (15.25'')
      Max Height: 40cm (15.75'')

      Candle Box Width: 11cm (4.25'')
      Candle Box Depth: 31cm (12.25'')
      Candle Box Height: 12cm (4.75'')

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      Vintage Travel Trunk, Oriental, Teak, Carriage Chest, Art Deco, Circa 1930

      £925.00

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    • Compact Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Trunk, Early Georgian, Circa 1720

      Compact Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Trunk, Early Georgian, Circa 1720

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6405

      This is a compact antique coffer. An English, oak carved chest or trunk, dating to the early Georgian period, circa 1720. 

      • Superb coffer with fine detail
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Highly carved, two panel chest
      • Select oak with fine grain interest
      • Stout lid resplendent with wisps of medullary rays
      • Edges decorated with fantastic, naive chipping
      • Stiles and muntins presented with ornate scroll and acanthus motif
      • Inset frieze panels with diamond foliate carving, complemented by patera
      • Lid opens upon original wire hook hinge
      • Iron lock escutcheon with broad clasp - key absent
      • Interior benefits from an enclosed candle box - superb medullary rays within
      • Raised upon four square section stiles

      This is a wonderful, early Georgian antique coffer with copious craved detail and quality stock figuring. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 97.5cm (38.5'')
      Max Depth: 46.5cm (18.25'')
      Max Height: 66.5cm (26.25'')

      Candle Box Width: 9.5cm (3.75'')
      Candle Box Depth: 38cm (15'')
      Candle Box Height: 6cm (2.25'')

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      Compact Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Trunk, Early Georgian, Circa 1720

      £2,650.00

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    • Very Large Antique Travel Suitcase, English, Leather, Steamer, Shipping Trunk

      Very Large Antique Travel Suitcase, English, Leather, Steamer, Shipping Trunk

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6342

      This is a very large travel suitcase. An English, leather steamer or shipping trunk, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Generously sized for the grandest of tours
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Rich, sturdy leather in delightful caramel hues
      • Braced with oak stiles and leather shoulders
      • Large leather straps with a quartet of buckles
      • Decorated with period travel labels for visual interest
      • Marked with the name Calmady-Hamlyn - a high-ranking British officer and Justice of Peace
      • Dark maroon fabric lining to the interior
      • Full-width removable stowage tray
      • Lid interior complete with a ruched fabric pocket

      This is a fascinatingly large antique suitcase and in wonderful order. Solid joints and construction, delivered polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 105cm (41.25'')
      Max Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
      Max Height: 34cm (13.5'')

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      Very Large Antique Travel Suitcase, English, Leather, Steamer, Shipping Trunk

      £845.00

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    • Early 19th Century mahogany bowfront chest

      Early 19th Century mahogany bowfront chest

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      Early 19th Century mahogany bowfront chest of drawers, having a reeded edge top above four graduated, oak lined drawers with brass oval plate handles, having a nice shaped apron supported on splay feet. Circa 1810....

      £1,280.00

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    • Whytock and Reid Padouk Chest of Drawers / Side Table

      Whytock and Reid Padouk Chest of Drawers / Side Table

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1930, rare Whytock and Reid neat sized chest in straight-grained and figured padouk. The shaped bow front top is in figured, quartered burr padouk with straight grained cross banding. This is over 2 shaped...

      £1,600.00

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    • Antique Silver Chest, English, Oak, Brass, Case, 19th Century, Circa 1900

      Antique Silver Chest, English, Oak, Brass, Case, 19th Century, Circa 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6343

      This is an antique silver chest. An English, oak and brass bound case, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. 

      • Appealing late Victorian chest
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Oak shows fine grain interest
      • Rich caramel hues throughout
      • Corners braced with brass shoulders
      • Inset oval pull to the lid - inscribed with number 54
      • Unmarked brass plaque to the lid and front fascia
      • Recessed drop handles also feature the number 54

      This is an antique silver chest or coffer. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 44cm (17.25'')
      Max Depth: 26.5cm (10.5'')
      Max Height: 32.5cm (12.75'')

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      Antique Silver Chest, English, Oak, Brass, Case, 19th Century, Circa 1900

      £795.00

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    • Small Antique Box, English, Mahogany, Document, Keepsake, Chest, Victorian

      Small Antique Box, English, Mahogany, Document, Keepsake, Chest, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6354

      This is a small antique box. An English, mahogany document or keepsake chest, dating to the Victorian period circa 1880. 

      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select mahogany shows fine grain interest
      • Rich caramel hues to the wax polish finish
      • Brass-lined, inset working lock - key present
      • Key features a charming Three Pence piece dated 1942 - inverse featuring the portrait of George VI
      • Brass, cross pattern back plate with arts and crafts style drop handles to each side
      • Raised upon four bronze shell feet

      This is a small antique box, suited to keeping cherished items or small documents. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 38cm (15'')
      Max Depth: 25.5cm (10'')
      Max Height: 16.5cm (6.5'')

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      Small Antique Box, English, Mahogany, Document, Keepsake, Chest, Victorian

      £395.00

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    • Antique Shipwrights Chest, English, Pine, Maritime, Steamer, Trunk, Victorian

      Antique Shipwrights Chest, English, Pine, Maritime, Steamer, Trunk, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6272

      This is an Antique Shipwright's chest. An English, pine maritime tool or steamer trunk, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Time-served maritime history with later vintage appeal
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select pine in natural state to lid, with painted fascias
      • Pine shows rich caramel hues, fine grain interest and painted gold tooling
      • Stout lid dressed with brass shoulders
      • Iron drop handles feature at each end
      • Small, working brass lock escutcheon, key present
      • Vintage stencil and freehand text
      • Adorned with period shipping paraphernalia
      • Paper shipping label to Malta via Montgomery Line, dating to 1933
      • Shipping label with passenger information features at the front
      • Inside lid replete with unused paper form for H. Ford and Sons, contractors to the Admiralty

      This is an appealing shipwright's chest with strong bon voyage taste. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 93.5cm (36.75'')
      Max Depth: 53cm (20.75'')
      Max Height: 47.5cm (18.75'')

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      Antique Shipwrights Chest, English, Pine, Maritime, Steamer, Trunk, Victorian

      £695.00

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    • Antique Mail Trunk, English, Pine, Steamer, Carriage Chest, Edwardian, C.1905

      Antique Mail Trunk, English, Pine, Steamer, Carriage Chest, Edwardian, C.1905

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6271

      This is an antique mail trunk. An English, pine steamer carriage chest dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1905. 

      • Rich tones with original appeal
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Original painted pine in attractive Oxford Green
      • Naked pine interior displays light golden hues
      • Lid opens on internal strap hinges, with supporting chain
      • Engraved brass plaque to the top reads I.E.M.E. 1909/2/4
      • Discrete crown emblem decorates the front, beneath an inset iron lock, key absent
      • Each side dressed with elaborate foliate drop handles

      This is an antique mail chest with period Edwardian chic. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 83cm (32.75'')
      Max Depth: 42cm (16.5'')
      Max Height: 41cm (16.25'')

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      Antique Mail Trunk, English, Pine, Steamer, Carriage Chest, Edwardian, C.1905

      £595.00

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    • Spanish Chest In Solid Blond Walnut Root 17th Century

      Spanish Chest In Solid Blond Walnut Root 17th Century

      antica roma anticuario, toledo, spain

      We are pleased to present this superb Spanish wedding chest, originally from the Castilla y Leon region, in seventeenth century solid blond walnut root. The state of conservation is exceptional: the nails, the hinges, the...

      £4,599.82

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    • ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST

      ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      An old pine chest with a dome shaped top and original carrying handles. A nice size chest, with plenty of storage space. Stripped to the bare wood ready for waxing or painting. Inside is the...

      £327.00

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    • MID VICTORIAN ENGLISH PINE MULE CHEST

      MID VICTORIAN ENGLISH PINE MULE CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very nice example of a mid Victorian English pine mule chest. It is in very good order throughout and has recently been stripped of its original paint exposing a lovely bare wood, ready for...

      £497.00

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    • Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

      Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6210

      This is an antique travel trunk. An English, tin shipping chest in the name of T.B. Wildman, vice consulate for Great Britain in Punta Arenas, Chile and dating to the early 20th century, circa 1919. 

      • Of historical interest and appeal
      • Displays a desirable aged patina, commensurate with age
      • Weathered tin evocative of T.B. Wildman's journeys across oceans and continents
      • Original paper labels provide further documentary interest
      • Dome-top lid operates smoothly on rear-mounted hinges
      • Shipping label to the right-hand side of the lid
      • Broad central beam and a pair of internal staves fortify the lid
      • Maker's mark stamped into the leading edge - S. Hunt & Sons, Ironmongers, Liverpool
      • Each side dressed with a loop handle for carriage
      • Left-hand handle featuring a repository label for Harvey Nichols in Bournemouth

      This is a fascinating antique travel trunk with high appeal to collectors of historical importance or maritime enthusiasts. As useful today as it was 100 years ago. Delivered ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 65.5cm (25.75'')
      Max Depth: 46cm (18'')
      Max Height: 42.5cm (16.75'')

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      Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

      £395.00

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    • ANTIQUE PINE FLAT TOP LINEN CHEST

      ANTIQUE PINE FLAT TOP LINEN CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very nice example of a flat top linen chest dating from c.1910. It is in excellent clean condition, having recently been stripped to the bare wood. The lock and key are in good working...

      £427.00

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    • SMALL OLD ENGLISH POLISHED PINE TRUNK

      SMALL OLD ENGLISH POLISHED PINE TRUNK

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A small old english pine trunk, in good condition, dating from the late 1800’s. Recently wax polished, ready for delivery or collection. The carrying handles are in good solid order. A charming sized trunk, ideal...

      £297.00

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    • LARGE ANTIQUE PINE LINEN CHEST

      LARGE ANTIQUE PINE LINEN CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      In very good condition, solid and sturdy, an antique pine linen chest dating from c.1910. It has recently been stripped of its original paint to the bare wood, now ready for waxing or re-painting. The...

      £367.00

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    • SMALL CHARMING ANTIQUE PINE CHEST

      SMALL CHARMING ANTIQUE PINE CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A charming pine chest, dating from the turn of the century, in good condition for its age. Smaller than usual and not such a high dome shaped top, so could potentially be used as a...

      £397.00

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    • LARGE ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST C.1880

      LARGE ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST C.1880

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very large 19th century pine chest, dating from around c.1880, in very nice condition throughout. Original carrying handles each side, and original candle box inside the chest. Recently stripped to the bare wood, ready...

      £367.00

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    • Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak, Joined Chest, Charles II Trunk, Circa 1685

      Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak, Joined Chest, Charles II Trunk, Circa 1685

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 11.3163

      This is an antique coffer, a late 17th century, English oak, joined chest. A Charles II trunk dating to circa 1685.

      • Substantial oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Pegged joint construction with grain interest throughout
      • Triple panel chest with a desirable aged patina
      • Reciprocating carved guilloche to the front rails, stiles and muntins
      • Moulded detail to the plain field panels
      • Shield, iron lock escutcheon, key absent
      • Slab top over three-panel front and back, two-panel ends
      • Raised on extended stiles to useful height of 69cm (27.25 inches)
      • Hinged lid lifts, offering voluminous storage within and featuring a candle box

      A super antique coffer from the late 17th century. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 120cm (47.25'')
      Max Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
      Max Height: 69cm (27.25'')

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      Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak, Joined Chest, Charles II Trunk, Circa 1685

      £695.00

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    • Victorian Teak Two Part Military Chest of Drawers

      Victorian Teak Two Part Military Chest of Drawers

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, original mid-Victorian teak two-part military chest with brass corners, straps, carrying handles, inset campaign drawer handles and ebony escutcheons. All supported on turned feet. Stock No. 27988

      £2,400.00

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    • Antique Shipwrights Chest, Victorian Coffer, English, Mid 19th Century, 1850

      Antique Shipwrights Chest, Victorian Coffer, English, Mid 19th Century, 1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6004

      This is an antique shipwright's tool chest. An English, Victorian pine trunk dating to the mid 19th century, circa 1850. 

      • Crafted in antique pine displaying grain interest throughout
      • Good consistent colour and a desirable aged patina
      • Opening lid rests upon a stout bracket to the rear
      • Chest displays dovetail joinery at each corner and sits within a continuous plinth base
      • Featuring the original brass lock, key absent, and brass keyhole escutcheon
      • The generous internal chest hosts a suite of removable mahogany trays
      • Compartments are well suited to a variety of items – originally hosting a shipwright's tools
      • A pair of stout rope handles at the end for easy carriage

      A charming antique shipwright's chest with solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 109.5cm (43'')
      Max Depth: 54.5cm (21.5'')
      Max Height: 48.5cm (19'')

      Internal Width: 100.5cm (39.5'')
      Internal Depth: 44.5cm (17.5'')
      Internal Height: 41cm (16.25'')

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      Antique Shipwrights Chest, Victorian Coffer, English, Mid 19th Century, 1850

      £995.00

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    • Victorian Mahogany Military Chest

      Victorian Mahogany Military Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870, Two-part Victorian mahogany military chest with brass strapping. The rectangular top in beautifully figured mahogany with brass corners over two short and three long drawers with inset military handles and mahogany liners all...

      £1,890.00

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    • Little alpine chest

      Little alpine chest

      antichità missaglia, albignasego, italy

      Original small Tyrolean chest, whose structure is entirely painted in deep blue. On the front two panels are embellished with bouquets of flowers. On the sides the decoration simulates the grain of the wood. This...

      £836.33

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    • Stunning Solid Oak Blanket Box / Treasure Chest    (Very Large)

      Stunning Solid Oak Blanket Box / Treasure Chest (Very Large)

      rosedale antiques, southampton, united kingdom

      A superb example of a French solid oak treasure chest / blanket box circa 1890 . Featuring beautiful folding iron handles, main lid prop and internal compartment with drop lid. This is a very large...

      £575.00

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